Tags : NDWC


No tsunami in Phang Nga: NDWC

BANGKOK, 16 June 2014 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has dismissed the rumors of tsunami in the southern province of Phang Nga, saying that destruction on the beach during the past few days was caused by strong winds and high waves. The center earlier issued a warning to people in Takua Pa […]Read More


Thailand warns public to beware of heavy rains, flash floods

BANGKOK, 6 May 2012 (NNT) – The residents of Thailand have been warned to prepare for heavy rain and flash flood during the next few days. The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has, on Sunday, issued its 5th warning that asked the public to beware of heavy rain, flash flood and wild flood. In its […]Read More


Tsunami warning lifted in most areas of the Indian Ocean

BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has announced cancellation of the tsunami alert along the Andaman coast of Thailand. According to Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Wiboon Sanguanpong, the NDWC has officially revoked its tsunami warning at 20.00 hrs, local time. Nonetheless, he said […]Read More


Dr Smith warns of tsunami risk in Phuket, Andaman region

PHUKET: The man whose warnings of a possible tsunami disaster along Thailand’s Andaman coast went unheeded years before the 2004 calamity struck was in Phuket recently, urging a national assembly of school administrators to be prepared for more possible disasters in 2012. Dr Smith Dharmasaroja, former Director of the National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC), was […]Read More


Thailand warns of 2 upcoming storm systems

BANGKOK, 26 September 2011 (NNT) – Thailand’s National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has urged residents in the Upper Northeast to brace for heavy rains resulting from Tropical Storm Haitang and to keep an eye on Typhoon Nesat, which could arrive in a few days. According to the NDWC, the center of Tropical Storm Haitang is […]Read More


People in risk areas of Thailand warned of flashfloods during

BANGKOK, 26 July 2011 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has cautioned people living in risky areas of possible flashfloods and mudslides during August to November this year due to tropical storms. NDWC Director Group Captain Somsak Khaosuwan indicated that between this August and November the southwest monsoon trough in southern China would […]Read More


Thai Authorities warns of flash floods in north, northeast

BANGKOK, 15 July 2011 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center (NDWC) has warned people residing in the northern and northeastern regions of Thailand about possible flash floods during this period. According to NDWC Director Group Captain Somsak Khaosuwan, villagers residing in the North and Northeast may face flash floods due to continuous rain since […]Read More